Washington States’ GMO Labeling initiative, I-522 as described by the Secretary of State’s office, the measure “would require most raw agricultural commodities, processed foods, and seeds and seed stocks, if produced using genetic engineering as defined, to be labeled as genetically engineered when offered for retail sale.”
See a related list of companies that worked to stop GMO labeling in California.
*The Grocery Manufacturers Association includes these Companies:
Safeway (O Organics), Starbucks, Target, Con-Agra (Alexia, Hunt’s Organic and Natural Brands, Lightlife, Orville Redenbacher’s Organic), Kellogg’s (Kashi, Bear Naked, Gardenburger, Morningstar Farms), Unilever (Ben & Jerry’s), Kraft (Boca Burgers), General Mills (Cascadian Farm, Larabar, Muir Glen), Hershey’s (Dagoba,) Coca-Cola (Honest Tea, Odwalla), Dean Foods (Horizon Organic, Silk, White Wave),Pepsico (Naked Juice, Tostito’s Organic, Tropicana Organic), Smucker’s (R.W. Knudsen).
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More information on I-522: http://yeson522.com/
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